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Lurie Children's Senior Leadership

Thomas P. Shanley, MD

President & Chief Executive Officer

Michelle Stephenson, DNP

Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Derek Wheeler, MD

Executive Vice President & Chief Medical Officer

Ron Blaustein

Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Lisa Dykstra

Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Susan Hayes Gordon

Senior Vice President & Chief External Affairs Officer

Kary McIlwain

Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, 
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Foundation

Brian Stahulak, DNP

Senior Vice President & Chief Nursing Officer

Santhanam Suresh, MD, MBA

Senior Vice President & Chief of Provider Integration

Scott Wilkerson, CPA

Senior Vice President & Chief Integration and Business Development Officer

Audrey Williams-Lee

Senior Vice President & Chief People Officer

Fatema Zanzi, Esq.

Senior Vice President & Chief Legal Officer

Interim Chief Compliance & Integrity Officer

Adeola Oduwole, MSc

Vice President & Chief of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Krista Tartoni

Chief of Staff to President & CEO

Grant Stirling, PhD

President & Chief Development Officer, 
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Foundation

Patrick Seed, MD, PhD

President & Chief Research Officer, 
Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute

Cassandra Lucas, PhD

Chief Operating Officer,
Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute

Debbie Grisko, RN

President & Executive Director,
Almost Home Kids

Department Chairs

Matthew M. Davis, MD, MAPP

Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Founders’ Board Centennial Professor in Pediatrics
Executive Vice-President and Chief, Community Health Transformation – Patrick M. Magoon Institute for Healthy Communities

Richard M. Dsida, MD

Interim Chair, Department of Pediatric Anesthesia

Elizabeth J. Perlman, MD

Chair, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Thomas H. Inge, MD, PhD

Chair, Department of Surgery

Cynthia K. Rigsby, MD

Chair, Department of Medical Imaging

John T. Walkup, MD

Chair, Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health